Article in English, published by 13.02.2017

Written by Roy Knoops

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Alexander Rybak and Greta Sal贸me will perform two Grand Concerts together in March, in Iceland.

The 2009 Norwegian Eurovision winner Alexander Rybak and twofold Icelandic Eurovision participant Greta Sal贸me (2012, 2016) will perform together in two special concerts in Iceland.

On March 17 and 18, the two singers and accomplished violinists are performing St贸rt贸nleikar, or Grand Concerts, musical events that will include the fusion of song, dance, classic, pop and rock music, some Disney and Eurovision, all coming together to create a magical atmosphere. Alexander Rybak and Greta Sal贸me will be joined by the string orchestra SinfoniaNord and a dance group.

In addition to the St贸rt贸nleikar, Alexander Rybak will be a guest teacher in the Spilagle冒i, a string-course for talented youth, held in Reykjavik from 9 to 13 of March 2017.

The Grand Concerts will be held:

  • 17/03: Hof, Akureyri
  • 18/03: Eldborg, Reykjavik

For information and ticket sales, visit Rybak鈥檚 official site, with more information about the Spilagle冒i string-course available via their official Facebook event.

Rybak and Sal贸me at Eurovision

Alexander Rybak (Minsk, Belarus, 1986) represented Norway at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow, Russia, eventually winning the contest with his song Fairytale, earning a total 387 points, at the time a record amount of points.

Greta Sal贸me Stef谩nsd贸ttir (Mosfellsb忙r, Iceland, 1986) represented Iceland twice in the Eurovision Song Contest.

In 2012 she performed the song Never forget together with singer J贸nsi at the Eurovision in Baku, Azerbaijan, reaching the 20th place with 46 points in the Grand Final.

In 2016, she performed Hear them calling as a solo artist, at the Eurovision in Stockholm, Sweden. Unfortunately, Greta Sal贸me did not qualify for the Grand Final, reaching the 14th place with 51 points in Semi-Final 1.

Enjoy Alexander Rybak performing Fairytale during Eurovision 2009, and Greta Sal贸me & J贸nsi performing Never Forget at Eurovision 2012: